Pacific Wrecks
Pacific Wrecks    
  Missing In Action (MIA) Prisoners Of War (POW) Unexploded Ordnance (UXO)  
Chronology Locations Aircraft Ships Submit Info How You Can Help Donate
American missions against Penang and Penang Harbor
January 11 - February 27, 1945

January 11, 1945
(20th AF): Mission 27: 15 B-29s bomb Penang

25 of 47 B-29 bombers from the 58th BW from Calcutta attacked two dry-dock facilities at Singapore; and fifteen B-29's attack alternates on Penang.

January 25-26, 1945
(20th AF) During the night of 25-26 January, 41 of 50 B-29 bombers dispatched from the 58th BW sow water mines in the 6 approaches to Singapore and Penang.

January 26, 1945
(20th AF) Mission 31: 41 of 50 B-29s mine the 6 approaches to Singapore harbor and Penang Harbor and the Pakchan River and Koh Si Chang Channel in Thailand.

February 1, 1945
(20th AF) B-29s attack Penang.

February 24, 1945
(20th AF) Mission 38: In an all-incendiary attack, B-29s hit Penang.

February 27, 1945
(20th AF) Mission 40: In the Malayan States during the night of 27/28 Feb, 10 of 12 B-29s mine Johore Strait on the E of Singapore and 1 mines Penang Harbor.

Contribute Information
Do you have photos or additional information to add?

  Discussion Forum Daily Updates Reviews Museums Interviews & Oral Histories  
 
Pacific Wrecks Inc. All rights reserved.
Donate Now Facebook Twitter YouTube Google Plus Instagram